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Independence Day…2017

 The 4th of July makes me think of many things. Cookouts at my Auntie Ida’s, chicken sizzling on the grill. A trash can filled with ice cold Coca-Colas, my mother’s famous potato salad served in a bright green bowl. White … Continue reading

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Trust America

I’ve been reading all about Meryl Streep’s unexpected speech at the Golden Globes.  It surprised me, since her behavior is normally so neutral. She was indirectly, without mentioning his name, railing Donald Trump for allegedly mocking a handicapped journalist, an … Continue reading

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National Treasures

Where does one begin to list, what dazzles the eye?  I’ve decided to share, what’s personal to me, on this up and coming Independence Day…2016 The Statue of Liberty…our most famous national monument given to us by France in 1886, … Continue reading

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Independence Day

I ask myself, what does the 4th of July really mean to me…what does it bring up most in my heart? I was raised a patriot.  From the American flag fluttering from our front porch to knowing my dad served … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring

I’ve always considered myself a patriot knowing how lucky I am to live in the greatest country in the world. Even when it’s off kilter abusing itself by ignoring global warming, or by being witness to the greed wielded by … Continue reading

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The Juror Is Out

I just got out of jury duty, at least until September where I’ll have to go down to Superior Court once again. To be honest, I had no intention of wiggling out of it when I rode the crowded train … Continue reading

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